Copa Sudamericana: Independiente go out despite a win (video)

Defending Copa Sudamericana champions exited the tournament at the hands of 2009 winners Liga de Quito on Wednesday night, winning 1-0 on the night in the Estadio Libertadores de América but losing 2-1 on aggregate by virtue of Liga's 2-0 home win in the first leg. Leonel Núñez got the only goal of the night... Continue Reading →

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Brazil beat Argentina; Independiente lose in Quito (video)

In the Superclásico de las Américas, Argentina's domestic national team lost 2-0 to their Brazilian counterparts on Wednesday night in Belém, going down to a 2-0 aggregate loss. Lucas opened the scoring for Brazil, and Vélez Sarsfield defender Emiliano Papa scored an own goal for the second. In the Copa Sudamericana, Independiente lost 2-0 away... Continue Reading →

In the thirty-fifth episode of Hand Of Pod Sam, Dan, Dan and Seba begin with a discussion of just how much of a massive idiot Carlos Tevez is, and conclude with a reflection on Cristian Fabbiani's suitability for the second division in Argentina. In between we discuss Wednesday night's Brazil v Argentina friendly second leg, Seba... Continue Reading →

The thirty-third episode of Hand Of Pod goes online just before the first leg of the double-header between Argentina's and Brazil's 'domestic international' teams, and Sam, Dan and Dan look at what Alejandro Sabella might reveal in these matches. We also speculate on how well former Oxford United boss Ramón Díaz will do in charge... Continue Reading →

The twenty-ninth episode of Hand Of Pod is, as the milkmaid said to the parson, quite a whopper. That's largely because Sam, Australian Dan and Seba have not one but two rounds of Torneo Apertura matches to look back on, as well as River Plate's historic debut in the Nacional B (second division). There's more,... Continue Reading →

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